Visitors Banned From Taking Photo, Video Of Parliament House Complex

Visitors Banned From Taking Photo, Video Of Parliament House Complex

NEW DELHI: An order to this effect has been brought in force through a recent circular.

Visitors to Parliament House complex would henceforth not be able to take photographs or shoot a video.

Parliament House, Joint Secretary (Security), Yogesh Deshmukh, In the circular, has said the complex is “one of the most threatened places” in the country.

The order prohibits shooting of videos and photography in the complex by officers, staff of the Lok Sabha, visitors, and Rajya Sabha Secretariat, and allied agencies.

He said, Prohibiting video recording and photography is part of the “strategic security arrangements.

Visitors and officers permitted with mobile phones are also “strictly prohibited” from taking any type of recording video or photo inside the complex.

lawmaker Bhagwant Mann, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had triggered a controversy by posting a video on social media of Parliament’s internal security positions and security pickets.